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The science behind Obama's fundraising emails

Nov 29, 2012
"Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, email, fundraising

Election donors already looking ahead to next campaigns

Nov 20, 2012
It has been two weeks since the election, and the big number we're going to focus on is: $6 billion. That's how much money was spent on the 2012 campaign... And a lot of that money came from big donors.
Posted In: super PACs, campaign spending

How to combat long lines at the polls

Nov 16, 2012
We may not be ready for online voting yet, but could simple planning and a longer voting period improve the election process?
Posted In: 2012 elections, voters

Voters in a swing county reflect on the future

Nov 12, 2012
Over coffee in Loudoun County, voters say all sides need to compromise.
Posted In: Virginia, swing state

Political sector catching up with business on diversity

Nov 9, 2012
If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. Could it shake up Washington?
Posted In: 2012 election, diversity, minority, Immigration

Why local elections matter more to your personal finance

Nov 9, 2012
Elections with national implications get a lot of media attention, but it's the local races that can have a huge impact on the lives of everyday Americans.
Posted In: elections, local, local government

Could a California supermajority fix state finances?

Nov 8, 2012
In California, voters may have beefed up Democrats to a two thirds majority in both the Assembly and Senate -- a situation the state hasn't seen since 1933.
Posted In: california, Democrats

Post-election ad space deals won't last

Nov 8, 2012
For months, political advertising glutted the airwaves in election swing states like Ohio, Florida and New Hampshire. Now that the election is over, there are cheap openings for regular advertisers. But they won't last long.
Posted In: 2012 election, advertising

Gallup always thinking about changes, tweaks

Nov 8, 2012
This election, in part driven by the discrepancy between most media analysis and Nate Silver's data-driven electoral model, has prompted a debate about polling in the new media landscape. Frank Newport, of Gallup, says his polling still works but could be tweaked.
Posted In: Gallup, 2012 elections, Unemployment, Barack Obama

Latino voters grow in number, political importance

Nov 8, 2012
With the election over and the numbers in, pollsters are now combing through the data to tell us who voted and what they were saying when they cast their votes. This year's big surprise: Latino turnout.
Posted In: Latino voters

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